3-9. CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS REPLACEMENT (CONT)
Apply Lubriplate 105 to the inside
surface of upper bearing half (5). Do
not lubricate the side that is against
the cylinder block bearing bore.
Install one bearing set at a time.
Install upper bearing half (5) over
the crankshaft journal such that the
bearing tab will fit into the notch in
cylinder block. If used main bearing
is being installed, install main
bearing half in the same position it
was removed from. If a new bearing
is being installed, use the correct
size bearing as determined in
Step (2) above.
Insert bearing removal/installation
tool into bearing journal oil hole so
that it will push against tab end of
If the crankshaft is turned in the
wrong direction, the bearing tab will
be pushed between the crankshaft
and bearing area in the block. This
could cause damage to the block and
Slowly turn crankshaft (1) in the
correct direction until upper bearing (5) tab is in the cylinder block notch.
Remove bearing removal/installation tool from crankshaf t (1) oil hole.
Place lower bearing half (6) into
bearing cap (3) that it was removed
from. If a new bearing is being
installed, use the correct size
bearing as determined in Step (2)
above. Apply Lubriplate 105 to
inside surface of lower bearing half.